Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis

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Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: brevibarbis
Species: P. brevibarbis
Binomial name
Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis
Emery, 1906

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • brevibarbis. Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis Emery, 1906c: 158 (w.) ARGENTINA. Santschi, 1925d: 223 (m.). Senior synonym of ater, carettei: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250. Current subspecies: nominal plus niger, silvestrii.
  • carettei. Pogonomyrmex carettei Santschi, 1922b: 351 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.
  • ater. Pogonomyrmex (Pogonomyrmex) ater Donisthorpe, 1933c: 532 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bruch C. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Revista del Museo de La Plata 19: 211-234.
  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Gallardo A. 1932. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Mirmicinas, segunda sección Eumyrmicinae, tribu Myrmicini (F. Smith), género Pogonomyrmex Mayr. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 37: 89-170.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1951. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zoologica Lilloana 11: 227-333.
  • Kusnezov N. 1957. Die Solenopsidinen-Gattungen von Südamerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 158: 266-280.
  • Medel R. G., and R. A. Vasquez. 1994. Comparative analysis of harvester ant assemblages of Argentinian and Chilean arid zones. Journal of Arid Anvironments 26: 363-371